Louisiana Housing Corporation

Low Income Housing Tax Credit Workshop to Be Held Thursday, February 9

The third 2017 Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Application Workshop will be held on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at the Louisiana Housing Corporation, in the V. Jean Butler Board Room located at 2415 Quail Drive, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. CST.

LHC Launches New Tax Credit Program for Select Homebuyers

BATON ROUGE, LA – The Louisiana Housing Corporation (LHC) is launching a new $5 million program that will enable first-time homebuyers, veterans and individuals purchasing a home in certain areas of the state to take up to a $2,000 annual tax credit on top of available grants for down payment assistance and closing costs.

Homelessness in Louisiana Has Declined 68 Percent Since 2009

Homelessness in Louisiana has declined 68 percent over the past seven years according to HUD's annual Point-in-Time (PIT) count, which tracks the number of homeless people living in shelters or on the streets on a single night in January. The count showed that there were an estimated 3,994 homeless people in the state in 2016, compared to 4,081 the prior year, and 12,504 in 2009.

State Accepting Public Comments on Proposed Use of Hurricane Isaac Funding in Lafourche, St. Martin Parishes

BATON ROUGE - The state of Louisiana's Office of Community Development, Disaster Recovery Unit is accepting public comments on a Partial Action Plan that allocates disaster recovery funding to Lafourche and St. Martin parishes for recovery from Hurricane Isaac.

La. Office of Community Development to Tour Flood-Affected Areas for Public Input

BATON ROUGE, La. – The state Office of Community Development has scheduled a series of public meetings for each of Louisiana’s regions that were impacted by the historic 2016 floods. The meetings are free and no reservations are required.

Survivors Can Explore Housing Options at the Affordable Housing Expo

Survivors affected by the August flooding can explore possible housing solutions at the Louisiana Affordable Housing Solutions Expo at the Celtic Media Centre, Dec. 9-10. The Expo, sponsored by the Louisiana Emergency Preparedness Association, will be a showcase for exhibitors to present housing solutions in a trade-show atmosphere.

LHC to Hold Public Workshop on Qualified Allocation Plan on December 15

A 2017 Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Application Workshop will be held on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at the Louisiana Housing Corporation, in the V. Jean Butler Board Room located at 2415 Quail Drive, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808 at 9:30 a.m. CST.

Information for FEMA's Multi-Family Lease and Repair Program

FEMA can pay for repairs and improvements to multi-family housing, such as apartment complexes, if a property owner agrees to temporarily house disaster survivors for up to 18 months. The Multi-Family Lease and Repair Program is available to property owners of buildings or complexes that can be repaired within two months and for a moderate expense.

LHC Activates Disaster Housing Task Force in Wake of August 2016 Flood Event

The Louisiana Housing Corporation (LHC), in partnership with the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOSHEP), has activated the Louisiana Disaster Housing Task Force to help Louisiana residents displaced by the 2016 flood event find access to housing.

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